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Taylor Blackburn

Taylor Blackburn

Money expert

Taylor Blackburn is a multi-award winning communications specialist. Since 2018, he has focused on personal finance and insurance, and regularly appears in national media including Sunrise, Today, Studio 10, ACA, SBS, ABC, Seven, Nine and Ten News as a spokesperson for Finder. He's also been quoted in national news mastheads including the AFR, Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier-Mail ABC and more. He leads a team of insights and communication professionals who study consumer sentiment and stress on a daily basis.

To contact Taylor for a media interview, please email aupr@finder.com.

Expertise

  • Savings accounts
  • Credit cards
  • Insurance comparison
  • Budgeting

Experience

  • Finder Innovation Awards judge

Education

  • Master of Arts (Communication and Public Relations) | University of the Pacific (CA, USA) | 2009-2011
  • Bachelor Degree in Science (Education) | Ohio University (USA) | 2000-2005

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182 articles written by this author

Secret savers: 1.6 million Aussies currently have a hidden bank account

Millions of Australians are hiding money away in bank accounts unknown to their family or partner, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 16 July 2024
Secret savers: 1.6 million Aussies currently have a hidden bank account

Scared stiff: 4 million Aussies fearful of credit application

Millions of Australians are putting off accessing credit products because they fear a rejected application, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 15 July 2024
Scared stiff: 4 million Aussies fearful of credit application

Priced out of protection: Thousands forced to alter home insurance coverage

Home insurance is on the chopping block with many Australians feeling the pinch of rising expenses, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 10 July 2024
Priced out of protection: Thousands forced to alter home insurance coverage

Survival mode: 1 in 5 mortgage holders go interest only

More than half a million Aussie mortgage holders have paid interest only, some as a last ditch effort to avoid delinquency, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 9 July 2024
Survival mode: 1 in 5 mortgage holders go interest only

Champagne problems: The luxuries Aussies can no longer afford

Australians are going without everything from prosecco to private health insurance as cost of living pressures persist, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 8 July 2024
Champagne problems: The luxuries Aussies can no longer afford

Handy or hazardous? Almost 4 million Aussies service their own cars to save money

Millions of drivers are performing repairs on their vehicles to save some cash, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 4 July 2024
Handy or hazardous? Almost 4 million Aussies service their own cars to save money

Banking on a bequest: More than a third of Aussies expect an inheritance

Millions of Australians would prefer their inheritance to be distributed prior to their relative's death, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 2 July 2024
Banking on a bequest: More than a third of Aussies expect an inheritance

Mortgage quicksand: 1 in 8 extend home loan to lower repayments

Stressed mortgage holders are adding years and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars to their loans to reduce their monthly repayments, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 1 July 2024
Mortgage quicksand: 1 in 8 extend home loan to lower repayments

Savvy or stingy? Almost 1 in 5 Aussies split the bill

Potential partners are tightening the purse-strings on the first date as the cost of living crisis affects love lives, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 26 June 2024
Savvy or stingy? Almost 1 in 5 Aussies split the bill

No fun refunds: 1 in 4 Aussies to spend tax return on household bills

A tax-time cash injection will go straight into savings or to pay household bills as living expenses soar, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 25 June 2024
No fun refunds: 1 in 4 Aussies to spend tax return on household bills
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